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Old 6th May 2012
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does anyone know if a 120/70-21 tire can be ran safely on a 2.15" wheel?? my 'google-fu' must be weak because I can't find anything...
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According to what I see you will need a 3.5" wide rim for a 120/70-21 tire. The biggest for a 2.15" is 90/90.

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Check the tire manufactures website for recommendations.
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